2263 – Zeppelin pendant charm

Physical description:
Metal charm with a suspension ring at the top, depicting a zeppelin with 'SANTOS DUMONT' written on the side.
Museum classification:
Spells and charms
Size:
33 x 16 x 6
Information:
This charm was found with a collection of charms which may have originally been collected by Edward Lovett. Lovett collected charms used by WWI soldiers, and also modern charms for safety during travel, so this object may be have such a connection. Santos Dumont was an aviation pioneer. It is difficult to see whether the object is brass painted grey, or a grey metal painted brass coloured. It may even be a lead zeppelin. Cadbury, 16/09/2011.
Resource:
Object
Materials:
Metal, brass (?), lead (?)
This charm was found with a collection of charms which may have originally been collected by Edward Lovett. Lovett collected charms used by WWI soldiers, and also modern charms for safety during travel, so this object may be have such a connection. Santos Dumont was an aviation pioneer. It is difficult to see whether the object is brass painted grey, or a grey metal painted brass coloured. It may even be a lead zeppelin. Cadbury, 16/09/2011.